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‘A thrifle more to the wesht, I’ll trouble ye, me lady’

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I n the late 19th century women and girls rarely swam in the sea. It was considered unseemly. Yet in the belief that sea water was good for the skin, hotels and guest houses along the seafront at Salthill proudly offered sea baths, and 'showers' which could be enjoyed in any weather.

The ‘delicate nastiness’ of James Joyce’s Furey

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AHEAD OF Bloomsday, County Galway publishing house Doire Press will hold the launch of a new poetry collection, Furey, by James Joyce. The Joyce in question is not the author of Ulysses but Galway’s own James Martyn Joyce, and the collection revolves around the vivid, memorable, persona of Furey.

Book launches at next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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FOUR NEW books will be launched at the next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering - poetry collections by Stephanie Conn, Robyn Rowland, and Kate Ennals, and a new short story collection from Rosemary Jenkinson.

Gregory grandson reads ‘An Irish Airman’ at RAF centenary celebration

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A great grandson of Galway's World War I fighter ace Major Robert Gregory, Robin Murray Brown, read WB Yeats' famous poem An Irish Airman Foresees His Death in Belfast last Sunday. St Anne's Cathedral was filled to capacity for a service to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF), which succeeded the Royal Flying Corps in which Major Gregory flew. Major Gregory joined the war effort in 1916 and was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry. He was also awarded the Legion d’Honneur — France’s highest honour.

Out of the Ordinary with Moya Roddy

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AMONG THE feast of events at next week’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature is the launch of the debut book of poems by well-known Galway writer Moya Roddy - Out Of The Ordinary, published by Salmon Poetry.

New scholarship launched for marine biology students at GMIT

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New scholarship launched for marine biology students at GMITA new scholarship opportunity for second year marine biology students has been launched at GMIT.

Laoise Kelly to hit the right note at TradFest

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Laoise Kelly from Westport will perform at St Werburgh’s Church on Saturday, January 27, at 1pm as part of TradFest 2018. Laoise, now living on Achill Island, is regarded as the most significant harper of her generation.

Laoise Kelly to hit the right note at TradFest

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Laoise Kelly from Westport will perform at St Werburgh’s Church on Saturday, January 27, at 1pm as part of TradFest 2018. Laoise, now living on Achill Island, is regarded as the most significant harper of her generation.

Award winning writers announced to read at Cúirt

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Winter’s Bone author and acclaimed American ‘country noir’ novelist, Daniel Woodrell; Pulitzer Prize-Winning American poet, Jorie Graham; and award winning Irish author Bernard MacLaverty, will all read at next year's Cúirt festival.

'Poetry emulates what I like about music'

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TOMORROW MARKS a significant milestone in Elaine Cosgrove’s career as a writer. While already a published poet - her work has appeared in The Stinging Fly, The Penny Dreadful, and The Bohemyth, and was selected for the Eyewear Publishing anthology Best New British & Irish Poets - Transmissions is her stepping onto a bigger stage.

 

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